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International Activities of Canadian Librarians
(Canadian Library Association, 2010-12)
Guest editorial for themed issue on international activities of Canadian librarians.
ESL Collections, University Libraries, and Internationalization
(LEAA (Lenguas en Aprendizaje Autodirigido) Revista Electronica, 2015-03)
This research study examines the content, types of materials, locations, and library collection development policies concerning ESL (English as a second language) materials collections on university campuses in the United ...
Exploring the Connections between Information Literacy and Writing for International Students
(Journal of Information Literacy, 2008-12)
a mixed-method investigation of undergraduate and graduate international students' proficiencies in both information literacy and academic writing to see if a relationship exists between them
Libraries and the Arctic: Language Education Support
(LIBREAS: Library Ideas, 2018-05)
The Arctic inspires awe. This unique region of the world has been studied in many ways by many different disciplines. The discipline of librarianship can also add to its study. In this article, the authors, a practicing ...
The Experience of International Students at Cross-Border University Libraries
(International Journal of Librarianship, 2017-12)
This article describes the results of a small research study investigating international student library use and perceptions in a cross-border setting. The graduate degree program at the center of this study ...
Librarians and ESL Instructors as Campus Partners in Collaboration and Alliance Building
(Collaborative Librarianship, 2018-06)
Librarians and English as a Second Language (ESL) instructors can be campus partners to improve student learning. This article describes one way for librarians to begin working collaboratively with their ESL instructor ...
Self-Directed Second Language Learning in Libraries
(International Society for Self-Directed Learning, 2018-11)
This content analysis research study investigated self-directed language learning of adult English as a second language (ESL) learners in libraries. ESL learners are a growing population in libraries, and understanding ...
Forging Multiple Pathways: Integrating International Students into a Canadian University Library
(Association of College & Research Libraries, 2019-01)
This chapter describes five different projects undertaken at the Brock University Library in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, which represent different pathways toward integrating international students into academic ...
Adult education and academic libraries
Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this review is to offer practicing academic librarians an overview of adult education theories as a way to more deeply understand and further foster adult learning in academic ...
Adult learning theories and autoethnography: Informing the practice of information literacy
The learning theories of self-directed learning and lifelong learning can inform the practice of information literacy in higher education for adult learners. These theories lend themselves to the use of autoethnography, ...